Renal Fellows Attend 2021 Nephrology Business Leadership University

Second-year WashU Nephrology fellows Maryam Saleem, MBBS, Bharat Neelam Raju, MD, Hassaan Iftikhar, MBBS, and Gaurav Rajashekar, MBBS, took part in the 2021 Nephrology Business Leadership University (NBLU) program, which wrapped up its week-long event on August 8, 2021.  The interactive event schools participants on the economics and business of nephrology to help senior fellows […]

Farewell and Best of Luck to Our Graduating Renal and Transplant Fellows

WashU Nephrology celebrated our graduating renal and transplant fellows at a dinner held at the Ellen S. Clark Hope Plaza gathering space on June 8, 2021. Please know you will be missed! We wish you all the best in your careers. Renal Fellows: Transplant Fellows: See video below for more pictures of the graduation celebration. […]

Renal Fellows Get Opportunity to Discuss COVID-19 Experiences

In a recent webinar sponsored by the American Society of Nephrology (@ASNKidney), a panel of renal fellows from across the US and Canada discussed the mental and emotional burden of the COVID-19 pandemic, concerns about patient care, and the different divisional/institutional approaches to managing the pandemic, including distribution of the COVID-19 vaccines. The ultimate purpose […]

Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Awarded to Renal Fellow Blessing Osondu

Congratulations to second-year WashU Nephrology fellow Blessing Osondu, MD, who has been accepted into the Critical Care Medicine Fellowship offered through the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Department of Medicine, here at Washington University.  Dr. Osondu will enter the one-year fellowship upon completion of her nephrology fellowship in 2021.  “I am overjoyed with excitement […]

Renal Fellows Reflect on Year One as They Look to the Future

It’s been an eventful year of learning, hard work, and battling the COVID-19 pandemic.  As new fellows are welcomed into the WashU Nephrology training program, two of our second-year fellows – Drs. Gonzalo Matzumura and Sana Javeed Shaikh – reflect on their time here in the division and in St. Louis. Gonzalo, born and raised […]

Welcome 2020 Nephrology Fellows

2020 Fellows welcome

An event organizer enthusiast, an avid surfer, a gearhead, an official translator/interpreter, and a self-proclaimed workoutholic, WashU Nephrology welcomes our 2020-2022 fellows.  We are proud to introduce: Maryam Saleem, MBBS, earned her medical degree from King Edward Medical University Pakistan and completed her residency at Yale-New Haven Medical Center Program, Waterbury, CT.  While Maryam had […]

Farewell and Best Wishes to Our Graduating Renal and Transplant Fellows

Congratulations to our graduating renal and transplant fellows of 2020, you will be missed. We wish you the best in your future careers! An outdoor, evening celebration was held at the Ellen S. Clark Hope Plaza gathering space June 23, 2020. Celebration photos were taken by assistant professor of medicine and talented photographer, Dr. Charbel […]

Dr. Reena Gurung Joins WashU Nephrology Fellowship Program

Dr. Reena Gurung

The Division of Nephrology welcomes Reena Gurung, MD, who joins us as a first-year nephrology fellow.  Reena earned her medical degree from the School of Medical Sciences at Kathmandu University in Nepal and completed a residency in internal medicine at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, MO.  In 2015, Reena came to Washington University School of […]